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Guide for metal detecting baseball, soccer, and football fields

baseballIn this article, I’ll give you a full guide to metal detect sports fields.

I’ll talk mainly about baseball and soccer. However, the tips that you’re going to find in this article holds true for football, softball…

If you have any questions, leave them in comments below.

Sweet spots to metal detect in a sports field

Sports fields are large. So it’s good to be strategic and scan certain areas. read more

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Can metal detectors find Native American Artifacts and arrowheads?

Native AmericanMany detectorists are wondering if their machines could detect Indian artifacts especially arrowheads.

The answer depends on the type of the artifact and the time when it was made.

Native Americans didn’t know how to handle metal stuff except for copper.

So, if the relic is made out of copper, you can find it with your metal detector. read more

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Metal detecting plowed field: pro tips

plowed fieldPlowed fields (or Ploughed if you’re on the other side of the Atlantic) are a popular site that detectorists always visit.

I’ll explain what is the difference between metal detecting fields in the UK and The US. And what’s the best way to do that in each case.

Then, I’ll give you some tips. And finally, I’ll talk about why detectorists think plowed fields are a good spot to hunt. read more

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Places to metal detect without permission

Places to metal detect without permission

I’ll share with you five places to metal detect without permission. But, before we start, please note:

  • This article is for informational purposes only and not for providing legal advice.
  • Even if the place is open for detectorists without a permission, it’s a good idea to get one just in case.
  • Be responsible, dig small and clean holes and fill them back again after you recover the target. Irresponsible detectorists are making things harder for the rest of the community. If you leave a spot with many holes, the city council may decide to require permission and may even ban metal detecting.

So let’s go back to the famous question: where can I detect without permission? And here’s where you can enjoy your freedom.

Your Yard

The most obvious place where you can metal detect without a permission is your own yard! read more

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How detectorists dig hard ground (dry, frozen, rocky…)

You got an interesting signal from your metal detector. You grab your digging tool. You stab it on the ground. Then…

Bam…the ground is hard as concrete. The the trowel barely scratched the surface.

In this article, I’ll give some tips that may help you deal with four types of hard to dig ground (dry, frozen, rocky and root infested). Use the table of contents to navigate easily. read more

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Best metal detector for gold + helpful pro tips

NuggetGold can be found in two forms. It can be processed into jewelry or other stuff. Or it can be raw: nuggets or flakes.

The first type can be found with any standard metal detector. However, for nuggets prospecting, you need a specialized device.

In this article, I’ll talk about some of the best metal detectors for gold prospecting. Then, I’ll tell about what machines you need to find jewelry. read more

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Accessories for metal detecting – the Ultimate list

Accessories for metal detectingDid you buy a new metal detector? And now you’re looking for some accessories to take your metal detecting experience to the next level?


In this article, I listed 15 metal detecting accessories. Some of them are necessary. Others are optional.

If you think there’s an accessory that I forgot to mention, write it in the comments. read more

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Best Metal Detector: the Ultimate step-by-step buyer’s guide

Best metal detectorYou spent a lot of time watching YouTube videos of people unearthing precious finds.

You want to join them, but the only missing thing is the metal detector…

You are kind of confused between all the brands available in the market. And you’re wondering what is the best metal detector?

Congrats, you’ll find what you’re looking for in this article! And here is a list for the best ones out there: read more

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Best metal detectors for beginners – top 5 picks

Best metal detector for beginnersIn this post, I listed 5 of the best metal detectors for beginners. They’re good entry-level devices that will pay their cost in a reasonable amount of time.

You can use them to find jewelry, gold rings, watches, car keys, coins, survey pins, iron pipes…

They can find targets a few inches deep even under concrete. read more

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Metal detecting in the rain

drop-rainIn the first part, I’ll give you some tips to protect your metal detector if you want to hunt during a rainy day.

In the second part, I’ll talk about metal detecting after the rain is over. I’ll compare hunting wet vs dry ground.

Metal detecting while it’s raining

For some reason, you want to go metal detecting while it’s raining. What should you do in this kind of situations? read more

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Bounty hunter tracker iv settings, tips & upgrades

settingsIf you’re reading this, then you got your first metal detector. And that should be the most popular one: the bounty hunter tracker iv.

Good choice! I guess you’re excited about getting into this hobby.

In this article, I’ll show you how you can adjust the settings. And in the second part, I’ll give you some tips to upgrade your detector and go to the next level. read more

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Tips for detecting cornfields

cornIn this article, I’ll give you some tips for metal detecting cornfields and any other type of crops. And I’ll list some of the difficulties you could face.

Tips to metal detect cornfields

In this paragraph, I’ll give you tips to hunt any type of fields. It doesn’t matter if it’s corn, soybean, wheat…

These tips are still valid regardless. read more

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Best metal detecting vests and jackets

vestIn the first parts of this post, I’ll list the requirement an ideal metal detecting vest should have.

I list them and discuss their pros and cons. You can pick anyone you like. There’s an overwhelming number of them. I hope this article helps you sort them easily.

On the second part, I’ll talk about the best jackets to wear while your hunting during the winter. read more